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Music pedagogy in the 21st century in the footsteps of Kodály
Music pedagogy in the 21st century in the footsteps of Kodály
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 10:00 – Sunday, Dec 16, 2018 22:00
Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest

Music pedagogy symposium presenting the results of the most recent innovative projects of Liszt Academy of Music
Liszt Academy of Music, Main Building, 15/16 December, 2018

The symposium is the closing event of the Kodály HUB – Sing. Learn. Share. Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership project and the Kodály Year

15 December, 2018, SAT – Solti Hall
Keynote speeches
10:30-10:45 Prof. Benő Csapó: The role of art education in the schools of the 21st century
10:45-11:00 Prof. Ildikó Herboly Kocsár: Who is a good music teacher?
11:00-11:15 Ms Márta Winkler, school founder: Where you find music, you find joy and happiness
11:15-11:30 Prof. László Nemes: The role of the Kodály Institute in initiating a paradigm change in Hungarian music education according to the Kodály concept

11:50-12:45 Active Music Learning through singing and movement - Overview of the interim results of the „Active Music Learning” Research Group of the Kodály Institute of the Liszt Academy and the Brain Imaging Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences by Dr. Ferenc Honbolygó, Dr. Kata Asztalos; Borbála Szirányi, Edina Barabás; Dr. Gabriella Deszpot, Tamara Farnadi

14:00-16:00 KODÁLY HUB

(a) Introduction of the Kodály HUB – (Overview of the overall functionality, the Community and Calendar modules, new methodology material examples Practical guide to choral and individual vocal training - Irene Verburg vocal coach, (National Youth Choir of Holland) - Choral études for young voices - László Nemes
(b) Presentation of the Songbook module - Fanni Eckhardt, Boldizsár Kiss, Dávid Farkasházi (students of Liszt Academy)
(c) presentation of the Hungarian KodályHUB version

16:50-17:45 Launching a new app Move mi Music – a digital lesson planner tool for music teachers - Edina Barabás

19:00 – 21.00 Screening of Kodály belongs to everyone  – a documentary film on the worldwide adaptation of the Kodály-concept

16 December, 2018, SUN – Dome Hall (5th floor)

09:30-11:00 Progressive paths in teacher training

- Lucinda Geoghegan (Royal Conservatory of Scotland): What the children teach us: Responding to the needs of all children in Music Education
- Katalin Körtvési, Dr. Gabriella Deszpot: Applying the Kokas pedagogy in the teacher training programme of the Liszt Academy
- Suzanne Konings (Royal Conservatory Den Haag): How the Kodály-concept changed the music theory curriculum in the Royal Conservatory of The Hague
- László Nemes: New materials and approaches in methodology

11.20 – 11.40 Highlights of the recent Hungarian research supporting the beneficial effects of music learning – Overview of the interim results of the MTA-SZTE Music Education Research Group from Szeged University – Dr Márta Janurik lead researcher

11.50 – 12.50 Let music belong to everyone (round table discussion)

- Ms Lucinda Geoghegan (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, National Youth Choir of Scotland): Results of an inclusion case study from a Scottish school in a socially deprived area
- Mrs Zsófia Fekete music therapist, choir conductor (National Institute of Medical Rehabilitation Budapest): Music therapy and the brain
- Ms Fanni Eckhardt (student of Liszt Academy of Music): Choral singing with aphasia patients Ms Laura Justin (student of Liszt Academy of Music): The Benefits of Singing for Alzheimer patients
- Mr Árpád Tóth (choral conductor, faculty of the Kodály Institute of Liszt Academy): How to make teenagers sing, how to create a joyful lesson in non-music secondary schools?

Solti Hall
16:30-18:00 – New launches
- Music is for everyone - screening of an archive film on Kodály’s life (directed by Csaba Zs. Varga)
- The message of the last 50 years - a new album depicting the developments and initiatives of the last fifty years in the Kodály concept (Kristóf Csengery editor)
- Zoltán Kodály: Mixed choruses – revised and expanded edition - talks of Márton Kerékfy (Editio Musica Budapest and Peter Erdei conductor, editor) with premiering new choral pieces

19:30 Kodály136 Gala concert – Grand Hall



About Kodályhub

The Kodály HUB is a public on-line Knowledge Centre in which a Musicbook, a Community, a Calendar and further resources are available to assist teachers in their everyday work. The Songbook contains several hundred songs and music listening materials from all over the world. The songs are analysed using many key, searchable parameters and (when relevant) accompanied by a game or movement activity to support the teaching objectives and increase the enjoyment of the lesson. 

The Kodály HUB was created under an Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership Programme Kodály HUB - Sing. Learn. Share.

In 2019, 2020, 2021, the maintenance of the Kodály HUB has been supported by the National Cultural Fund of Hungary and the "Everyday Singing" programme of the Ministry of Human Capacities of Hungary, the fee of the logo registration was covered by the National Research and Development Office of Hungary.

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